Exploring Kolkata: where to eat during your first visit

Exploring Kolkata: where to eat during your first visit

Kolkata is a city on the rise. With more tourists than ever choosing the West Bengal capital for a break, you may have it on your own bucket list. And with food being such a major draw in Kolkata, here are some of the best places to dine during your very first visit.  Russel Street   Street food ...read more »

Healthy Eating When Traveling in India

Healthy Eating When Traveling in India

This post is brought to you by Dr. Mitravinda Savanur of DietChart India is a country of diversity. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, India has a mini-world covered under her watch. From different places of natural beauty to cultures, languages to clothes– India perfectly justifies the proverb ‘unity in diversity.’ And amidst all these diversities, how can you expect ...read more »

Exlopre India through its cuisine: Dahi Vada – my favorite Indian breakfast

Exlopre India through its cuisine: Dahi Vada – my favorite Indian breakfast

Refreshing, smooth, delicious and tender - these are my words to describe this dish. Generally speaking, it's considered an appetizer, but for me it's a full breakfast - light but nutritious and tasty - what else does one need to be happy? 🙂 It's not difficult to make it, so if you will like inviting ...read more »

Photo of the week 2 – chikki, the wonderful Indian sweets

Photo of the week 2 – chikki, the wonderful Indian sweets

I love the days when friends come visiting with sweets 🙂 The thing on the photos is chikki - an Indian sweet made of peanuts and jaggery - raw sugar they get from sugarcane juice by evaporating water. It's vastly produced in Lonavala, Mahabaleshwar and Matheran - in fact, in many towns not far from ...read more »